Places to visit near Tirupati

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Famous for Sri Venkateswara Temple, Tirupati is an important pilgrimage destination of India. It lies in the Andhra Pradesh state of India. If you have spare time in Tirupati and wish to explore nearby places, this read could help.



The city is also known as Puducherry. It was a French colony in India till 1954. The main attractions of this place are-

  • Basilica of the sacred heart of Jesus
  • Rock beach
  • Immaculate conception cathedral
  • Old lighthouse
  • Aurobindo Ashram
  • Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar temple
  • Puducherry science center and planetarium

Distance between Tirupati and Pondicherry: 237 kilometers, 5.5 hours drive

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Marina Beach

Chennai is the capital city of the Tamilnadu state. The city is a blend of both religious and modern atmosphere. Some of the great places to visit in Chennai are-

  • Kapaleeshwar temple
  • Dakshinachitra
  • Edward Elliot’s beach
  • Government Museum

Distance between Tirupati and Chennai: 155 kilometers, 3.5 hours drive

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Tirumala is a town in Andhra Pradesh and hosts the routes to the famous Venkateswara temple of Tirupati. Some of the sites specific to this place worth visiting are-

  • Kulasekhara Padi
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park
  • Papanasam temple
  • Kalyani Dam
  • Govindaraja Swamy Temple Museum

Distance between Tirupati and Tirumala: 21 kilometers, 45 minutes drive

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Bangalore or Bengaluru is the capital city of the Karnataka state. It is India’s IT hub, also known as Silicon Valley of India. The place also caters recreational places like-

  • Cubbon Park
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
  • Bangalore palace
  • Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
  • St. Mary’s Basilica
  • HAL Aerospace Museum

Distance between Tirupati and Bangalore: 250 kilometers, 5.5 hours drive

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Vellore fort

Vellore is an important city of Tamilnadu state. It is particularly famous for the Vellore Fort, built with granite stone and surrounded by a moat. Some of the popular sites in Vellore are-

  • Jalakandeswarar Temple
  • Golden Temple, Sripuram
  • Vellore Fort Museum
  • St. John’s Church

Distance between Tirupati and Vellore: 113 kilometers, 3 hours drive

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